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iPad Air

Tablet In being the lightest 9.7 inch tablet in the world, currently, the iPad Air has a lot to offer. After the iPad 3 and 4, it was quite a surprise to see a retina display packed tablet with a long lasting battery at a weight of just 1 pound. It definitely deserves the ‘Air’ […]

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Is Google Taking Over the World?

World Domination? As the world turns, so does Google. Google may be out there to conquer the world, but much of it has already been conquered by it. The motto of Google “Don’t be Evil” is slowly falling out of place. Clearly a company as successful as Google must move beyond being a search engine […]

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The Push for Global Internet

With over half of the world’s population disconnected from the Internet, mega companies like Google and Facebook have initiated a mission to bring the Internet to over four billion people. This issue brings up the question “Does the entire world need to be connected to the Internet?”. The answer is a resounding “Yes!” from people […]

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Exabyticals

Moods of Technology

How does technology treat you? If you’re somewhat handicapped with technological devices, you may have noticed that technology has certain identifiable moods when it comes to working with you. The moods sometimes help you make everything right, while some may get under your skin and play devil’s advocate to every keystroke and mouse-click you perform. […]

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Here’s What’s Wrong with Canada’s Digital Economy

The State of Canada’s Digital Economy The most important sector of the economy, in my humble opinion, is the technology industry. It’s the backbone of our health, transportation, business, and non-profit sectors. Why is it that Canada has fallen in its digital economy whereas in the late 1990’s Canada had a robust software and ICT […]

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Internet Espionage 3.0

James Bond should move over now, as international espionage has primarily moved on to the Internet. Unless Bond learns to code and becomes a super hacker, his reputable job with MI6 is pretty much over. The Internet has become an effective and cheap source for deriving all sorts of intelligence. With Edward Snowden’s disclosure of […]

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iPad 3 (3rd Generation, 2012)

Tablet After reinventing the tablet, Apple always has to redefine the product. In this case, they implanted a high resolution screen, also known as the Retina display, which makes the individual pixels unnoticeable to the naked eye. The form factor is pretty much the same as the iPad 2, with a sleek back and thin […]

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Education

IT and Education

What’s Missing in Education Technology? Education is not fully benefiting from the technological progress we have made up until now. We have computers, tablets, smartboards, etc. but there is continuous disengagement from the students and teachers when content is being taught. The ‘no cell phone’ rule is a kind of a joke, considering that the […]

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Steve Jobs, Apple, and Innovation

If Steve Jobs was to be described as a religious leader, I would liken him unto Moses. His revolutionary ideas changed the world, he was known as a ‘tech guru’, and he brought down a tablet – like Moses. His death says a lot about IT leadership and innovation. People gravitate towards visions more strongly […]

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Synology DiskStation 411j NAS

Network Attached Storage (NAS) A lot of small- and medium-sized businesses require a storage solution that centralizes the data and makes it accessible to all the workgroup computers. Also, a lot of home users who use heavy amounts of multimedia such as videos, music, and photos also require a centralized storage system. The solution for […]